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Musical and poetic entertainers who in fiction often are skilled fighters and in some instances even adepts at magical arts. Often depicted as swashbuckling heroes and jacks-of-all-trades.


Alternate names: Skalds, Warrior poets

The first video game about Bards was released on December 21, 1998.

Atari, Beamdog and Bethesda Softworks has published most of these games

Quoted from original main description:
In medieval Gaelic and British culture a bard was a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.

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